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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Strange huh? Seems improbable.

    Just as improbable as the GOP leaking altered emails that can be easily checked for accuracy in order to gain political advantage.
    See this is the same argument you made earlier, but there are two reasons a GOP member or staffer would, because they want to damage the POTUS...and because they can remain anon.

    It is not improbable at all.
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    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
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    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
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    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by Gimmesometruth View Post
    See this is the same argument you made earlier, but there are two reasons a GOP member or staffer would, because they want to damage the POTUS...and because they can remain anon.

    It is not improbable at all.
    Yes it is the same argument, since you seem determined to overlook the rather obvious fact that the emails would be immediately shown to be altered. Why would anyone do that?

    Your reasons make no sense at all.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

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    LOL...."Accuracy in Media" is a RW source..



    Accuracy In Media (AIM) is an American, non-profit news media watchdog founded in 1969 by economist and die-hard anti-communist [1] Reed Irvine. AIM describes itself as "a non-profit, grassroots citizens watchdog of the news media that critiques botched and bungled news stories and sets the record straight on important issues that have received slanted coverage." Despite AIM's assertion of political neutrality,[2] it is frequently described by the mainstream media and other media watchdog groups as a conservative organization
    Yeah Rwing Source with all kinds of References and Sources.....huh? See that's the main part you lefties always forget.

    Hows CBS then? Is that Left Wing enough for ya,

    Rice's widely debunked remarks that cited protests over an anti-Islam video as the cause of the attack fueled the criticism of the administration and later cost her a chance at becoming secretary of state.

    According to the 99 pages of emails, then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points because he wanted to see more details revealed to the public.

    In the original draft of the talking points, the CIA said the assault may have been "spontaneously inspired by the protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and evolved into a direct assault against the U.S. Consulate," CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports.

    But the first version also acknowledged that "Islamic extremists with ties to al Qaeda participated in the attack" and that there had been "at least five other attacks against foreign interests in Benghazi" in the previous six months and that "we cannot rule out that individuals had previously surveilled the U.S. facilities."

    Petraeus' deputy, Mike Morell, after a meeting at the White House on Saturday, Sept. 15, scratched out from the CIA's early talking point drafts mentions of al Qaeda, the experience of fighters in Libya, Islamic extremists and a warning to the Cairo embassy on the eve of the attacks of calls for a demonstration and break-in by jihadists.

    Benghazi timeline: How the attack unfolded
    Timeline: How the probe unfolded

    Intelligence officials told CBS News that Morell was worried that naming the terror groups would unnecessarily influence the FBI investigation. The intelligence community also wanted to protect classified information already pointing to possible culprits, Garrett reports.

    Petraeus apparently was displeased by the removal of so much of the material his analysts had proposed for release. The talking points were sent to Rice to prepare her for an appearance on news shows on Sunday, Sept. 16, and also to members of the House Intelligence Committee.

    "No mention of the cable to Cairo, either?" Petraeus wrote after receiving Morell's edited version, developed after an intense back-and-forth among Obama administration officials. "Frankly, I'd just as soon not use this, then."

    The emails were partially blacked out, including removal of names of senders and recipients who are career employees at the CIA and elsewhere.

    The intelligence official said Morell was aware of Nuland's objections but did not make the changes under pressure from the State Department but because he independently shared the concerns.

    That is contradicted in an email sent to Rice on Sept. 15 at 1:23 p.m. by a member of her staff whose name was blacked out. The email said Morell indicated he would work with Sullivan and Ben Rhodes, the White House deputy national security adviser, to revise the talking points. The intelligence official disputed that assertion and insisted Morell acted alone.

    Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, who sits on the Intelligence Committee, said of the emails, "I didn't find anything that looked like a smoking gun in terms of political cooking of the talking points. There is very little input from the White House."

    But he said: "There are some things to criticize in here. The State Department looks like it is trying to avoid blame.".....snip~

    White House Benghazi email release prompts GOP to demand more - CBS News

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Yes it is the same argument, since you seem determined to overlook the rather obvious fact that the emails would be immediately shown to be altered. Why would anyone do that?
    LOL...you supposedly worked or work in media, and yet you are ignorant of first impressions of big stories? Now that the truth is out on this tale, which do you think is getting more play? Just your denying the validity of the correction shows which has made the bigger impression.

    Your reasons make no sense at all.
    Wait, if I argue motivation, but you have no motivating factor....how does yours make sense?

    Again, what would be the motivation for a Dem to feed this to Karl, et al?
    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
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    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
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    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by Gimmesometruth View Post
    LOL...you supposedly worked or work in media, and yet you are ignorant of first impressions of big stories? Now that the truth is out on this tale, which do you think is getting more play? Just your denying the validity of the correction shows which has made the bigger impression.

    Wait, if I argue motivation, but you have no motivating factor....how does yours make sense?

    Again, what would be the motivation for a Dem to feed this to Karl, et al?

    Never work in or for the media, so not sure where that is coming from.

    I think you need to reel in the projection a bit. My comments have only centered on the why alter emails point, and on suggesting a equally valid alternative.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post

    Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, who sits on the Intelligence Committee, said of the emails, "I didn't find anything that looked like a smoking gun in terms of political cooking of the talking points. There is very little input from the White House."


    White House Benghazi email release prompts GOP to demand more - CBS News
    That is the key sentence, memorize it.
    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Never work in or for the media, so not sure where that is coming from.

    I think you need to reel in the projection a bit. My comments have only centered on the why alter emails point, and on suggesting a equally valid alternative.
    Fine, you are going to once again discuss what the motivation for a Dem would be, you are not going to flesh out your claim, to give it any rationalization.

    Cool, I knew you had zero.
    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by Gimmesometruth View Post
    That is the key sentence, memorize it.
    More obfuscation. The issue is with the State Department and on page 37 of the WH email release Victoria Nuland is quite clear about the political motivation for scrubbing the talking points. She uses "the investigation" as a foil for her agenda but on page 46 of the release it is revealed that the FBI had no objection to the points which, at that point, still included information about CIA warnings, jihadi's and Ansar al-Sharia.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by Gimmesometruth View Post
    Fine, you are going to once again discuss what the motivation for a Dem would be, you are not going to flesh out your claim, to give it any rationalization.

    Cool, I knew you had zero.


    I think this "I knew you had zero" bit is hysterical on these threads.

    Crawl off your little box, I couldn't care less what you think I had.

    You've admitted you can't prove anything, yet hold me to a standard of proof.

    Too good.

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    Re: Benghazi Bombshell: Leaked Emails Were Edited to Make Obama Look Bad [W:58]

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    More obfuscation. The issue is with the State Department and on page 37 of the WH email release Victoria Nuland is quite clear about the political motivation for scrubbing the talking points. She uses "the investigation" as a foil for her agenda but on page 46 of the release it is revealed that the FBI had no objection to the points which, at that point, still included information about CIA warnings, jihadi's and Ansar al-Sharia.
    And I keep having to remind you that back in November Petraeus testified that the decision was NOT politically motivated.

    wash rinse repeat.
    Quote Originally Posted by trouble13 View Post
    If you wanna know why Trumpsters are ignoring you its for the same reason you ignored the KKKs complaints about Obama.
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    When it comes down to it, all facts are cherry picked.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    He didn't say it didn't make sense. He said it is complete nonsense.

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